Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...e5/2. Nf3/2...Nc6/3. Bc4/3...Bc5/4. c3/4...Nf6/5. d4/5...exd4

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Center Attack
a b c d e f g h
8 a8 b8 c8 d8 e8 f8 g8 h8 8
7 a7 b7 c7 d7 e7 f7 g7 h7 7
6 a6 b6 c6 d6 e6 f6 g6 h6 6
5 a5 b5 c5 d5 e5 f5 g5 h5 5
4 a4 b4 c4 d4 e4 f4 g4 h4 4
3 a3 b3 c3 d3 e3 f3 g3 h3 3
2 a2 b2 c2 d2 e2 f2 g2 h2 2
1 a1 b1 c1 d1 e1 f1 g1 h1 1
a b c d e f g h
Position in Forsyth-Edwards Notation (FEN)
Moves: 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d4 exd4

Center Attack[edit | edit source]

5...exd4[edit | edit source]

Black takes the d4 pawn with the e5 pawn. White will respond by either pushing the e4 pawn forward to e5 attacking the Black knight, or recapture the pawn with 6. cxd4

Theory table[edit | edit source]

For explanation of theory tables, see theory table and for notation, see algebraic notation.

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d4 exd4

6 7 8 9
cxd4
Bb4+
Bd2
Nxe4
Bxb4
Nxb4
Bxf7+
Kxf7
=
e5
d5
Bb5
Ne4
cxd4
Bb4+
Bd2
Nxd2
=
Walbrodt-Baird Gambit O-O
Nxe4
cxd4
d5
dxc5
dxc4
Qe2
Qd3
=/+
Dubov Gambit b4
Bb6
e5
d5
exf6
dxc4
Qe2+
Be6
=

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